Contact Us

General Questions


Contact for general questions about the Simone Center

Dr. Richard DeMartino

Director and Professor and Simone Endowed Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Phone: 585.475.5646       E-mail:

Dana Pelliccia

Senior Staff Assistant

Phone: 585.475.2176       Email:

Contact for scheduling appointments with Dr. Richard DeMartino

Rupa Thind

Associate Director

Phone: 585.475.7487       Email:

Dana Wolcott

Lead Innovation Coach


Mike Buffalin

Director, The Construct

Phone: 585-475-6339      Email:

Brandy Madera

Project and Marketing Manager

Phone: 585.475.6534       Email:

Jennifer McKean

Staff Assistant

Phone: 585.475.2305       Email:

Jeff Arywitz

Venture Coach